Friday night’s Hockey City Classic game between Minnesota and Ohio State drew plenty of buzz throughout social media. We gathered some of the top images from Friday’s memorable Big Ten hockey event and posted them here in this photo gallery. Have any great shots of the game? Tweet them to us @BigTenNetwork.
BTN’s second Frozen Friday of the year was a memorable one, featuring two shutouts. Michigan State kicked off the night with an impressive 3-0 win over Penn State. After that, No. 1-ranked Minnesota topped Ohio State 1-0 in the outdoor Hockey City Classic. Catch up on all the action in this post. [ MORE: Top images from tonight’s Hockey City Classic ] MINNESOTA 1, OHIO STATE 0 | RECAP | BOX The top-ranked Minnesota men’s hockey team outlasted Big Ten conference foe Ohio State, 1-0, in a defensive struggle to win the Hockey City Classic at TCF Bank Stadium Friday
What would it be like to grow up in Canada and never travel outside of the country until your first college recruiting visit? That was the case for Ohio State junior Tanner Fritz, who is a member of the Buckeyes’ men’s ice hockey team. Fritz was born and raised in Alberta, Canada and became interested in Ohio State through his cousin, Daymen Rycroft (Bencharski), who played for the Buckeyes from 2001-04. The Alberta-native enrolled at OSU in 2011 and made an instant impact during his first season, leading all freshman in games played and being voted Most Improved Player by
Big Ten Hockey is here and BTN’s first “Frozen Friday” kicked off with a bang! Ohio State junior forward Ryan Dzingel put his name into the record books, scoring the first hat trick in a Big Ten men’s ice hockey game. Dzingel scored his third goal of the game with 3:35 left in the contest as the Buckeyes topped Michigan State 5-3 on Friday night in Columbus. How about that @B1GHockey fans! @OhioState_MHKY's Ryan Dzingel with a hat trick! @OSUknucklebucks go wild! WATCH – http://t.co/Y9QMh6BlTj — Ohio State on BTN (@BTN_Ohio_State) January 11, 2014 How about that to kick off
Friday featured a doubleheader of Big Ten hockey games on BTN. Ohio State kicked off the night with a 5-3 win over Michigan State, while Wisconsin followed with an impressive 5-2 victory over Michigan in the second game of the evening. Catch up on all the action in this post. [ MORE: Ohio State’s Ryan Dzingel nets Big Ten’s first hat trick ] OHIO STATE 5, MICHIGAN STATE 3 | RECAP | BOX The Ohio State men’s hockey team scored three unanswered third-period goals to defeat Michigan State, 5-3, Friday in Value City Arena. Junior leading scorer Ryan Dzingel led
Big Ten hockey is here! The puck officially dropped Friday night, as bitter rivals Michigan and Ohio State opened the inaugural Big Ten hockey season. And what a thrilling first game it was. The third-ranked Wolverines outlasted the Buckeyes, 4-3, in overtime at Yost Ice Arena. Read full MGoBlue.com recap. [ MORE: GopherSports.com: Gophers top Badgers in Big Ten opener ] Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany was on hand to take in the festivities, and he dropped the ceremonial first puck and conducted an interview at the first intermission. Watch the highlights from the game:
Want to tune into some Big Ten hockey this weekend? No problem. BTN has you covered. Here is a quick rundown of the upcoming Big Ten hockey schedule and a recap of recent news leading up the weekend ahead. Let’s dive into the action: [ More: Big Ten Hockey Standings ] Friday: 11/1/2013 American Int’l College at Michigan State – 7 p.m. ET, BTN2Go. Michigan State hockey twitter account: @MSU_Hockey WATCH @TomAnastos weekly press conference here: http://t.co/dwl1zyK33i — MSU_Hockey (@MSU_Hockey) October 29, 2013 Lake Superior State at Wisconsin – 8:00 p.m. ET, BTN2Go. Wisconsin hockey twitter account: @BadgerMHockey Did you
In April, Steve Rohlik was appointed head coach of the Buckeyes after spending three years as associate head coach under Mark Osiecki. Ohio State is Rohlik’s first college head coaching job after assisting at Minnesota-Duluth (2001-2010) and Nebraska-Omaha (1997-2000). Coming off a 16-17-7 campaign as part of the CCHA, the Buckeyes return the majority of their roster, including team captain Curtis Gedig on the blue line and forwards Tanner Fritz and Ryan Dzingel, who finished one-two on the CCHA point leaderboards last season. Although the team graduated First-Team All-American goaltender Brady Hjelle, there’s reason for optimism in Columbus. Q: You
Earlier today, BTN.com streamed the Big Ten Hockey Media Day live for hockey fans looking to get ready for the conference’s inaugural men’s hockey season. You can still watch the entire even for free via this link, but we also carved out each of the six coaches’ media sessions in this post. Watch them all below. Also, check out a few Big Ten Hockey Media Day pictures from Big Ten Network’s Instagram account. Here are the videos. Minnesota head coach Don Lucia *** Ohio State head coach Steve Rohlik *** Penn State head coach Guy Gadowsky *** Michigan coach Red
BTN.com and the Big Ten Digital Network will stream the inaugural Big Ten Hockey Media Day live from the Xcel Energy Center in Saint Paul, Minnesota this day morning. Starting at 10 a.m. ET, watch the coaches answer questions from reporters live via this Big Ten Digital Network live stream. Here’s’ the schedule of speakers (all times ET): 10:00 – 10:10 a.m. Minnesota Head Coach Don Lucia 10:10 – 10:20 a.m. Wisconsin Head Coach Mike Eaves 10:20 – 10:30 a.m. Ohio State Head Coach Steve Rohlik 10:30 – 10:40 a.m. Michigan State Head Coach Tom Anastos 10:40 – 10:50 a.m.